Meet the Interns

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Caroline Anastasia
Wawa Gutheru
Emma MacDonald
Sophie MacDonald
Matthew McKenna
Charlotte Rhodes
Natalie Roach
Mara Tu
Jon Ursillo

Caroline Anastasia

Status: Undergraduate
Major: Chemistry
Year Joined OEP: Fall 2016
Notable Notes:
- UConn Honors Program
- UConn CLAS Dean's List
- Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society
- UConn Club Ultimate Frisbee
- President of Undergraduate Society of Plastics Engineers

Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru

Major: Environmental Studies
Year Joined OEP: Fall 2017
Notable Notes:
- UConn Honors Program
- UConn Dean's List
- USG Vice President
- K-L YES Abroad Scholar
- Undergraduate Researcher
 
 

Emma MacDonald

Major: Environmental Studies
Year Joined OEP: Spring 2018
Notable Notes: 
- EcoHusky Member
- Acts of Kindness Initiative Founder
- Drop the Bass A Cappella Music Director
 
 

Sophie MacDonald

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year Joined OEP: Fall 2017
Notable Notes: 
- UConn Honors Program
- Engineers Without Borders Officer
- Solar Cell Research
- School of Engineering Dean's List
 
 
 

Matthew McKenna

Major: Environmental Engineering
Year Joined OEP: Spring 2018
Notable Notes: 
- UConn Honors Program
- TME Student Mentor
 
 
 
 
 

Charlotte Rhodes

Major: Environmental Studies
Year Joined OEP: Spring 2018
Notable Notes: 
- CLAS Dean's List
- EcoHusky Member
- Tau Sigma National Honors Society
- National Society of Collegiate Scholars
 
 

Natalie Roach

Status: Undergraduate
Major: Environmental Science, Human Rights
Year Joined OEP: Spring 2018
Notable Notes:
- UConn Honors Program
- Revolution Against Rape Officer
- CT Sierra Club Political Committee
- Ecoalition Secretary
 

Mara Tu

Status: Undergraduate
Major: Environmental Science
Year Joined OEP: Spring 2018
Notable Notes:
- UConn Honors Program
- EcoHusky Treasurer
- Revolution Against Rape Member
- Chinese Undergraduate Student Association Member
 

Jon Ursillo

Status: Undergraduate
Major: Environmental Science & Economics
Year Joined OEP: Fall 2017
Notable Notes:
- UConn Honors Program
- UConn CLAS Dean's List
- UNIV Facilitator
- UConn Club Golf

 

Interests:
- Hiking
- Composting/Food Waste
- Skiing
- Painting
- Ice Cream
OEP Activities:
- EcoMadness
- Environmental Leadership Awards
- Green Game Days

 

Interests:
- Learning Languages
- Sustainable Food Systems
- Traveling
- Singing
OEP Activities:
- Co-Editor of Blog & Social Media
- EcoMadness
- Food Waste
- Green Office Certification Program

 

Interests:
- Singing
- Hiking
- Theater
- Creative Writing
OEP Activities:
- Green Metric
- Videographer & Photographer
- Social Media

 
 
 
Interests:
- Sports/All things outdoors
- CAD Design
- Philosophy
- Drawing/Painting
OEP Activities:
- Graphic Design
- Webmaster
- Greenhouse Gas Inventory
- Green Office Certification Program

 
 
 
Interests:
- Hiking
- Sports
- Camping
OEP Activities:
- Greenhouse Gas Inventory
 
 
 
 

 

Interests:
- Climate Change
- Marine Policy
- Traveling
- Hiking
- Fishing
OEP Activities:
- Newsletter Editor in Chief
- Blog Co-Editor
- Social Media Writer

 

Interests:
- Camping
- Environmental Policy
- Baking
- Violin
OEP Activities:
- Blog Co-Editor
- Social Media Administrator
- Social Justice Initiative

 

 

Interests:
- Violin
- Hiking
- Chickens
- Crossword Puzzles
OEP Activities:
- EcoHusky Liason
- EcoMadness
 
 

 

Interests:
- Hiking
- Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Travelling
- Sports
OEP Activities:
- Recycling
- Food Waste